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2012 14" Lenovo Thinkpad T430 [3rd,4C,Q] + GTX 1060 @ 4Gbps-EC2 (EXP GDC 8.5c) ...

2012 14" Lenovo Thinkpad T430 [3rd,4C,Q] + GTX 1060 @ 4Gbps-EC2 (EXP GDC 8.5c) + Win10 [ahmadnaim93]  


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System specs:
Lenovo Thinkpad T430, Intel I7-3820QM ES, Intel HD4000, 2x4GB Innodisk 1333Mhz,

eGPU hardware:
EXP GDC V8.5C + Expresscard
Zotac GTX1060-6GB Mini
Silverstone 500w Bronze power supply

Hardware pictures:

Installation steps:
1.Set ATX PWR to on and PTD to 7s.
2.Turn off notebook charger.
3.Plug in expresscard adapter.
4.Turn on notebook.
5.Install nvidia driver version 366.81 and reboot.
6.Everything working. Update to latest driver with express install and reboot.
7.Everything working. Turning on charger will result in 50/50 chance of bsod.


1. I cant charge my notebook while egpu plugged in. Error 12.
2. Hot-plugging work. No driver error when hot-plugging while charging but no external display.
3. Updating nvidia driver with clean install will cause Error 43.

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Pending: Add my system information and expected eGPU configuration to my signature to give context to my posts

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